This all started out as an attempt to contrast the quotes by
Andrew Carnegie and Cervantes. A trip to
thinkexist.com and it quickly got out of hand.
The wise man puts all his eggs in one basket and watches the basket.
It is part of a wise man to keep himself for tomorrow and not to
venture all his eggs in one basket.
This recipe is certainly silly. It says to separate the eggs, but it
doesn’t say how far to separate them.
Lawyers, Preachers, and Tomtit’s eggs, there are more of them
hatch’d than come to perfection.
-Poor Richard’s Almanac
A hen is only an egg’s way of making another egg.
Omelettes are not made without breaking eggs.
A true friend is someone who thinks you are a good egg even though
he knows you are slightly cracked.
To eat an egg, you must break the shell.
Man is harder than rock and more fragile than an egg.
When arguing with a stone, an egg is always wrong.